B 17F 42-30401 - North Sea off the German coast                                       Updated: 16 AUG 2015    

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777597.htm Adair J G 2ndLt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 e777c e777c.htm NO - CAM
e777601.htm Bramblett C T 2ndLt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 e777c e777c.htm NO - CAM
u014278.htm Connell W J T/Sgt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 b170843 c014.htm Esbjerg
u045030.htm Herrick M 2ndLt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 b160843 c045.htm Kirkeby
e777596.htm Hettrick S W 1stLt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 e777c e777c.htm NO - CAM
e777600.htm Kinney C W S/Sgt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 e777c e777c.htm NO - CAM
e667048.htm Kubis B J Sgt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 e667 e667.htm USA
e777602.htm Lukowitz Jr. S S/Sgt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
e777603.htm Mosbey C R S/Sgt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 e777c e777c.htm NO - CAM
e777598.htm Reeves W W T/Sgt USAAF 338 p196.htm B17 4230401 Bomb G North Sea off G d280743 e777c e777c.htm NO - CAM


Den 28. juli 1943 styrtede
B17 42-30401 i havet nær den tyske kyst efter at være ramt af en tysk jager. Flyet var på bombetogt til Oschersleben Airfield.
Hele besætningen omkom. (Kilde: FAF og AOD)


1 flyver fra
B17 42-30401 blev begravet i Esbjerg, 1 i Kirkeby på Rømø og 1 i USA. 7 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. (6 mindet i CAMBRIDGE, 1 i NETHERLANDS)

MACR p196 B17 42-30401: "4 amerikanske bombefly styrtede i Nordsøen mellem den tyske kyst og Helgoland den morgen." (Måske omkring her).
De 3 af dem må være B17 42-30401 * B17 42-3316 * B17 42-30394.

Se tegning af besætningen på en B-17, Foto af en B-17 + B-17 i airmen.dk samt B-17 Ball Turret, Ammunition og Ball Turret Gunner. 10 flyvere.

On 28 July 1943 B17 42-30401 crashed into the sea near the German Coast after it had been hit by fire from a German fighter.
The plane was on a bombing raid on Oschersleben A/F. All of the crew perished. (Source: FAF, AOD and MACR)

1 airman from B17 42-30401 was buried in Esbjerg, 1 in Kirkeby, Rømø, and 1 in the U.S.A. 7 airmen have no known grave. (6 CAM, 1 NET)

MACR p196 B17 42-30401: "4 USAAF bombers crashed in the North Sea between German Coast and Heligoland that morning." (Maybe about here).
3 of them must be B17 42-30401 * B17 42-3316 * B17 42-30394.

See a drawing of the crew of a B-17 * Photo of  a B-17 + B-17s in airmen.dk * B-17 Ball Turret, Ammunition and the story of a Ball Turret Gunner.
338 BS, 96 Bomb Group, 45 CBW, 3 BD, 8 AF. This B-17 Flying Fortress took off from RAF Snetterton Heath - USAAF Station 138. 10 airmen.